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Managing Common Adverse Reactions to alpha-Interferon

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

Interferon alfa-2b therapy may be associated with a number of adverse effects that are unpleasant but which do not preclude continued therapy. Because lower doses may be less effective, reducing or stopping the drug is not recommended unless a serious reaction (hematologic toxicity, severe depression or cardiac ischemia) occurs. A number of adjustments can make less serious adverse reactions more tolerable.

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